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Useful Links Related to IEP, Transition Planning and Special Education

New Hampshire Links

NH Vocational Rehabilitation- (Monadnock Center for Successful Transitions, Keene, NH ) has developed some great materials! They also have a montly Community of Practice (COP) meeting at Keene State College. (Linkabilities, Nashua)


Monadnock Developmental Services - Region V Area Agency Monadnock Developmental Services MDS provides assistance to individuals with intellectual and related disabilities so that they may live, work and go to school in their communities. Try our impotence treatment online cialis with the help to a disability of men online.
Monadnock Family Services Monadnock Family Services is a non-profit agency that works to serve the mentally ill. MFS offers several types of programs for the mentally ill as well as at-risk youth prevention programming.

List of area agencies in New Hampshire:

Granite State Independent Living (Transition resource network, Strafford County)

The Consequences of Dropping Out of High School (Report) October 2009-


Family-Centered Transition Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Overview of Transition To Postsecondary Education- Handbook which includes charts describing general differences in the various areas between public high school and postsecondary education: laws and responsibilities, classes, instructors, studying, testing, grades, other factors. Includes a timeline for skill development and planning steps.

Transition Manual from Colorado DOE- I 13 Training and File ReviewManual- Fall 2009, comprehensive- pdf. 126 pages, lots of examples of post secondary goals that are or are not Indicator 13 compliant.

Transition Portfolio 54 page PDF. Nice curriculum tool from CA. Includes objectives and activities by grade to develop a transition portfolio with high school students. :-)

Cooperative Planning Handbook for Youth with Developmental Disabilities Although specific to Colorado, there is a lot of good information about students with IDD and others requiring more comprehensive support services.

Age of Majority: Preparing Your Child for Making Good Choices

Age of Majority

Age of Majority Brochure

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)

Transition Coalition Providing online information, support, and professional development on topics related to the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities.

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC):

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET):

Guardianship & Transfer of Rights: National Guardianship Association:

ED-Pubs- Order Free US Dept. of Education Publications

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